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When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

VALENTINE'S DAY
You have to be pretty hard-hearted to not get a least a little lump in your thought when you think of some of fictional couples. But have you ever stopped to think just how these crazy lovebirds ever got together? The answers may surprise you.

Linus Van Pelt and Sally Brown
According to the comic strip, Charlie Brown’s sister, Sally was born on May 26, 1959 where Charlie marked the occasion by passing out chocolate cigars to his friends. She grew up quickly. She took her first steps on August 22, 1960 and she fell in love with Linus, Lucy’s brother, on the next day. It was love at first sight, at least on her part. Sally has often referred to Linus as her “Sweet Baboo.” Her dedication to her man seems endless. She has missed out on “tricks and treats” by sitting in a pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin and she was incensed that Linus would snub her a Valentine’s gift in favor for his teacher, Miss Othmar. Still, she clings hopelessly in love with the stripe …

2018 Winter Olympic Games NBC Schedule: February 14

NBC Highlights: 8:00 – 11:30 p.m.

Alpine Skiing: Women’s Giant Slalom, First Run (LIVE)
Multi-medal threat Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. in run 1 (of 2) of the women’s giant slalom. The event will conclude live later in “Primetime Plus.” On the men’s side, the “Attacking Vikings” of Norway – led by three-time Olympic medalist Aksel Lund Svindal – are among those seeking to prevent Austria’s Matthias Mayer from becoming the first repeat Olympic champion in the men’s downhill.

Figure Skating: Pairs’ Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
The figure skating pairs’ free skate concludes.
Alpine Skiing: Men’s Downhill (LIVE)

Skeleton: Men’s Competition
Latvia’s Martins Dukurs and South Korea’s Yun Sung-Bin begin their duel for men’s Skeleton gold in run 1 (of 4), while 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine will likely lead the U.S.

Speed Skating: Women’s 1000m Gold Medal Final
Among the most anticipated speed skating events in PyeongChang is the women’s 1000m, with reigning world champion Heather Bergsma of Team USA facing a deep international field that includes recent world record-setter Nao Kodaira of Japan.

NBC Highlights: 12:05 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Alpine Skiing – Women’s Giant Slalom Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Multi-medal threat Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. in run 2 (of 2) of the women’s giant slalom.

Men’s Snowboard Cross Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Snowboarding coverage includes the high-speed, high-flying drama of men’s snowboard cross, where Pierre Vaultier of France seeks back-to-back Olympic gold medals against a deep U.S. contingent.

Skeleton – Men’s Competition
Also, run 2 (of 4) in men’s skeleton, where Latvia’s Martins Dukurs and South Korea’s Yun Sung-Bin are expected to continue their PyeongChang duel.

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